• Short Summary

    As Nigeria's civilian Government nears the end of its first month of office, thirty-three Permanent Secretaries have been sworn in to work with the country's Ministers.

  • Description

    As Nigeria's civilian Government nears the end of its first month of office, thirty-three Permanent Secretaries have been sworn in to work with the country's Ministers. The Ceremony took place at the State House in the Nigerian capital, Lagos.

    SYNOPSIS: After thirteen years of military rule, Nigeria's new civilian government is beginning to construct an administrative framework. This man taking his oath of loyalty is one of thirty-three Permanent Secretaries who will assist the country's ministers.

    The Secretaries were required to take an oath of obedience at a special ceremony in the State House. Supervision the swearing-in was the country's civilian President Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who himself was sworn in as President at the start of the month, and who has submitted his list of proposed ministers to the Nigerian Senate. After the ceremony, he told the Secretaries their duties.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2OI2PREA9AX976IQN1ILIC68
    Media URN:
    VLVA2OI2PREA9AX976IQN1ILIC68
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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